1. Texas Rangers Sale: Nolan Ryan Is an Icon, But Baseball Needs Mark Cuban

    For the first time in a long time something other than high school football, the Dallas Cowboys, and barbecue matters in Arlington, Texas. Cliff Lee matters. Baseball matters. The Texas Rangers and an October pennant race matter...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about 4 years ago 3,415 reads 26 comments

  2. Shaquille O'Neal: Could Shaq Be The Boston Celtics' New Enforcer?

    The 2010-2011 NBA season is set to kick off Oct. 26 with two marquee match-ups, one involving LeBron James’ new squad, the Miami Heat. Expect Chris Bosh to be taught a lesson in physicality in that game...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about 4 years ago 5,473 reads 26 comments

  3. Brett Favre's Retirement Indecision Shouldn't Mar NFL Career

    Brett Favre called Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress Tuesday and told his coach that he will not be back this season, reports out of Minnesota say...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about 4 years ago 355 reads 3 comments

  4. Darrelle Revis Isn't Just New York Jets' Problem: Issue for the NFL, Too

    The boisterous Rex Ryan has never been at a loss for words. At least not since he has taken over the New York Jets, anyway...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about 4 years ago 1,643 reads 24 comments

  5. Texas Big 12 Conference: How the Longhorns Got Their Money, Saved College Sports

    The Longhorns saved the college sports world we have come to know and love by spurning Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott’s invitation to join his conference, and ultimately keeping The Eyes of Texas in, well, Texas...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 465 reads 3 comments

  6. Ken Griffey Jr. Shouldn't Ride Out Quietly

    Volume 72, Issue 19. When that Sports Illustrated cover hit newsstands across America on May 7, 1990, baseball changed...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 339 reads 1 comments

  7. Silent Assassin: Andre Ethier Quietly Becoming Dodgers' Premier Slugger

    The big behemoth from Georgia lumbered to the mound to begin the top of the ninth inning with a 3-1 lead Thursday evening, in Chavez Ravine. Jonathan Broxton closes games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, or he’s supposed to anyway...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 495 reads 3 comments

  8. Bud Selig's Hands Tied in MLB's Fight Against Arizona Immigration Law

    Anytime sports and politics mix, things get a little sticky. We want sports to be pure and offer a sanctimonious escape in the form of entertainment...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 650 reads 11 comments

  9. Tiger Woods and the Media: Who's Really Bringing the Circus to Augusta?

    Tiger Woods will roll into Augusta early next month, exchange a few awkward how-do-you-dos with his colleagues, and then he will head to the practice range...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 482 reads 1 comments

  10. Calipari's Correct: SEC Title Only First Step for Kentucky

    It’s not that Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari doesn’t take some satisfaction in conference championships and doesn’t believe that an SEC title for his Wildcats would be a great achievement...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 341 reads 0 comments

  11. Bill Romanowski and the NFL's Other Elephant in the Room

    The line between professional football and the rest of the sporting world will be drawn the minute Bill Romanowski becomes the new strength and conditioning coach of the Washington Redskins, if that does indeed happen...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 2,427 reads 15 comments

  12. Lakers Beat Celtics, but Their Potential Remains a Mystery

    A victory is a victory, and when you are the Los Angeles Lakers and it comes against the Boston Celtics in Boston, well, it’s a damn good one at that...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 711 reads 9 comments

  13. Stafon Johnson's Whispers Speak Volumes At Senior Bowl

    No, he’s not a Heisman Trophy winner nor a BCS bowl phenom. There are no famous speeches or eye-black covered in Bible verses. While the Senior Bowl hype continues to engulf Tim Tebow, Stafon Johnson simply takes the handoff and runs...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 858 reads 13 comments

  14. Sports, Religion, and Politics: Is the Tim Tebow Super Bowl Ad Too Much?

    I don’t personally have an issue with genuine displays of faith when it comes to athletes and mainstream sports. I don’t mind a player pointing to the sky after he scores a touchdown, or ...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 1,002 reads 24 comments

  15. Give Me Jets, Give Me Saints, Give Me South Beach

    Look, I like Wranglers, and I like this clip even more. I love the symmetry between Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne, and I love me some Jared Allen...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 261 reads 6 comments

  16. Mike Vick Documentary Series Can Provide the Gift of Education

    We knew Michael Vick, the great Virginia Tech Hokie who left us breathless by the strength of his arm and the burst of his legs. We loved Michael Vick, the tantalizing Atlanta Falcon who exploded into the National Football League with style and grace...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 623 reads 11 comments

  17. Mark McGwire Criticism Getting Out of Control

    I suppose the popular thing to do today is hide your closet full of skeletons and swing a wrecking ball in the direction of somebody else’s. That’s exactly what is happening with Mark McGwire, and frankly, it’s getting old...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 349 reads 6 comments

  18. Chow, Muschamp Give College Football a Chance To Breathe

    I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve been tossed in an industrial-sized washing machine and the NCAA ordered two cycles on permanent press...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 836 reads 16 comments

  19. Life in the Fast Lane: Future of USC Has Little to Do with Kiffin

    You can hear the voices from Knoxville to Los Angeles, from Tennessee orange to Trojan cardinal and gold. Seemingly everyone has something to say about Lane Kiffin bolting Tennessee after one ...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 508 reads 2 comments

  20. Cooperstown?: Mark McGwire Steroids Confession Could Help Define Hall of Fame

    The infamous speculation gained validity the moment Mark McGwire issued a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, confirming that he took steroids over the course of his career...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 420 reads 8 comments

  21. By Shunning Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Agreed to a Bout He Doesn't Want

    This all could have been so easy. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Manny Pacquiao. Two boxing immortals squaring off in Las Vegas. Record HBO PPV buys. Millions and millions of dollars. Everybody wins...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 1,428 reads 65 comments

  22. NBA's Culture of Gambling Feeds Guns and Violence

    Don’t get twisted, Mr. Stern. The two are unequivocally related. I’m not going to hold Gilbert Arenas over a bonfire and act like he is the poster child of guns, violence and warped behavior in the NBA...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  23. Resting Starters Stinks, but NFL Should Have No Say in Matter

    I’m with every irate fan in Indianapolis who couldn’t stomach watching the hometown Colts tank against the New York Jets two week ago, costing the franchise and city a chance at perfection...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  24. Goodnight Gainesville: Tim Tebow Bids Adieu As Florida Begins Anew

    Urban Meyer’s smile said it all. As Tim Tebow jogged back to the Florida sideline after a four-yard touchdown run, his coach had nothing to say. Meyer simply stopped in front of Tebow, gave him two fist bumps, and smiled...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 1,229 reads 13 comments

  25. Will Adam James' Video Mute Mike Leach's Cries of Defamation?

      Mike Leach issued a statement Wednesday evening after being relieved of his duties as the head football coach at Texas Tech, lambasting the university and accusing the administration of adhering to lies regarding his alleged mishandling of a player...

    Teddy Mitrosilis Written by Teddy Mitrosilis about over 4 years ago 3,003 reads 75 comments